Re: First Name 'Froim' #general


Robert Israel <israel@...>
 

<PhylBoz@...> wrote:

I have found a first name of 'Froim' on the 1912 Grodno (Belarus)voting list. I
have searched for derivation or translation of this name with no success. Does
anyone recognize???
It's a Yiddish contraction of the Hebrew name Efrayim (English spelling usually
Ephraim). The origin is biblical (Genesis 41:52).

Robert Israel
israel@...
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2

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